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Hill of Allargue viewpoint at Corgarff

Cairngorms – The UK’s Largest National Park

Despite not capturing the public imagination in same way as some other UK national parks, this Caledonian wilderness in Northern Scotland covers an enormity of natural land. Its area is measured at 40% bigger than England’s largest national park, The Lake District and twice the size the size of Scotland’s […]

by January 25, 2019
Top UK AONBs Which Could Become National Parks

Top UK AONBs Which Could Become National Parks

Over half (around 66%) of the population of Britain live within 30 miles of an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). The status of locals’ natural areas is held in high regard. Over one million people live within one of the 46 AONBs and so are even more passionate about […]

by January 22, 2019
The Best National Parks for Rock-Climbing in the USA

The Best National Parks for Rock-Climbing in the USA

The American continent is known for being big and bold, and their mountains are no different. Nothing beats the views from the top of a national park mountain in America, which is part of why mountain-climbing is so popular in the States. Here are the biggest national park mountains and […]

by January 20, 2019
Top National Parks in Africa

Top National Parks in Africa

Africa has a lot to offer if you are coming there for a visit to see its beautiful nature. From one end to another, countries in Africa have many national parks where you can see the pure wildlife living its daily lives. They are the world’s treasure and it is […]

by January 19, 2019
The World’s Smallest National Parks

The World’s Smallest National Parks

You’d usually associate National Parks with sweeping vistas and panoramic views across wild and untamed landscapes. Less so, a metre-wide patch of grass in the middle of downtown Portland, Oregon – or a tiny private island once owned by a retired newspaper editor. However, these places are legitimate national parks. […]

by January 6, 2019
North Yorkshire Moors Walks and Cycle Routes

North Yorkshire Moors Walks and Cycle Routes

The North Yorkshire Moors allow visitors to traverse timeless moorland, gaze in awe at the historic wonder of century-old abbeys and explore winding pathways in quaint, picture-perfect villages. The best way to explore the vastest area of moorland in the United Kingdom is to take a walk or cycle up […]

by January 1, 2019
Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

For many people, the UK’s National Parks are, indeed, national treasures. The carefully preserved unspoiled landscapes, the fascinating and sometimes endangered wildlife, and the traditional ways of life found within them are widely thought of as well worth looking after. But what’s the best way to enjoy these dramatic and […]

by December 27, 2018
The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ first national marine park (NMP) covers over 1,000 hectares in the Noonu Atoll area of the Indian Ocean island chain. This environmentally diverse lagoon is known as Edu Faru. Nine uninhabited islets were granted national park status by the Maldives government in 2017, with the aim of conserving […]

by December 25, 2018
America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

In a lesser-foreseen consequence of the longest shutdown in US Government history, the National Park service has taken a big hit. About to re-open this week, visiting correspondents report overflowing bins and toilets as well as signs of vandalism and litter everywhere. In California, the historic Joshua Tree National Park […]

by December 22, 2018
Three Great Movies About National Parks

Three Great Movies About National Parks

Literally thousands of films have been shot on location in National Parks. With huge areas of isolated and beautiful vistas, it’s no wonder that amateur filmmakers, Hollywood directors and documentarians alike have long been attracted to these lands, cameras in tow. From alien deserts to civil war battlefields and dinosaur […]

by December 18, 2018